Rochester, NY (May 6, 2020) – New York State Police officials were dispatched to the scene of a crash involving an overturned dump truck in the city of Rochester. The accident was reported along Interstate 490 on Wednesday morning, May 6th.
According to State Troopers, the dump truck was hauling a load of the crushed stone when it was involved in a crash near the Goodman Street exit. It is unclear if any other vehicles were involved but paramedics arrived at the scene to assist both the driver and passenger of the truck.
Both parties sustained injuries that have been considered non-life threatening. The vehicle is registered to Rochester Paving Choice and the investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New York
According to researchers with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, deaths involving large trucks rose to peak levels back in 2017 and often continue to end in catastrophe. Trucking accidents in New York are frequently serious because of the power of such vehicles and are often caused by issues like improper loading and poor vehicle maintenance. After an abrupt accident injures you or a loved one, it is important to know that victims may have substantial rights that are protected by law.
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